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Patron+ Grandma’s Knit Stocking Memory – great story!

  GRANDMA'S KNIT STOCKING How much love went into each stitch (Transcribed from Brewton Banner (Brewton, Alabama June 2, 1883) THE OLD CUSTOM OF…

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So this is why Santa’s reindeer have good directions & manage to find all the houses on Christmas Eve! [photographs]

THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA'S REINDEER IS REVEALED According to the Alaskan Department of Fish and game, Both male and female reindeer grow antlers…

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PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Try something new for Christmas – this is an old Alabama Fruit cake which features watermelon preserves

ALABAMA FRUIT CAKE 1924 recipe from Alabama Extension Service 1 lb. butter ¾ lb. sugar 9 eggs 1 lb. flour 2 tbsp. baking powder…

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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Series – Removal includes treaties, speeches of officials Indian removal

  ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS - Removal includes many of the speeches, letters and methods used by the U. S. Government to remove the Native Americans from…

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Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday [see parade pictures from the 1950s in Alabama]

Note: This story has been reported in newspapers since the 1930s, and is all over the internet including the History.com but the Alabama Department of…

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Are you looking for unique Christmas gifts? Check out these books by our contributing authors

Some of our contributing authors on www.alabamapioneers.com and our sister site www.daysgoneby.me have some great books available on Amazon.com and they would make wonderful…